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Youngblood, Shay

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Works: 19 works in 30 publications in 2 languages and 1,053 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Picture books  Pictorial works  Short stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3575.O8685, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Shay Youngblood
Publications by Shay Youngblood
Most widely held works about Shay Youngblood
 
Most widely held works by Shay Youngblood
Soul kiss : a novel by Shay Youngblood( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and German and held by 533 libraries worldwide
A drug-taking single mother from Kansas places her daughter, Martha, 7, in the care of two aunts in Georgia. As the girl grows older she enters into a correspondence with her father, a painter whom she has never known. In time, she travels to Los Angeles to confront the hero of her imagination and an erotic relationship develops. A first novel by an African-American
Shakin' the mess outta misery : a play by Shay Youngblood( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a young Black girl's coming of age in the South in the 1960's. Daughter is the main character, a 25 year old narrator whose mother died when she was very young. She was raised by the women in the community, some blood related, some no, and at the age of 12, she began her journey to womanhood guided by these very diverse, non-traditional, older Black women. As she reflects, Daughter becomes a child again, reliving her vivid memories of growing up, recalling the rituals, the faith healings, the stories she was told and the lessons she learned about survival, healing, faith and mystery. -- from back cover
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do
Talking bones : a play by Shay Youngblood( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Talking Bones is set in Ancestor's Books & Breakfast, a half empty bookstore in a small Southern town, where three generations of women, Ruth, her daughter Baybay and her grand daughter Eila, hear the ancestors through a broken hearing aid, whispers in the dark and in talking bones. The ancestors bring a message about love, faith and family. Ruth, the matriarch, needs to settle her affairs before she dies. She interprets the voices she hears as those of the ancestors guiding her. Baybay wants to be free of her mother's traditions. Eila, tries to build a bridge between the two women while creating a place for new rituals and new beginnings. It's a complex journey for all, but in the end, the ancestors can be heard whispering - joyous and hopeful
Soul kiss by Shay Youngblood( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Black power Barbie by Shay Youngblood( Book )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thacker Mountain Radio an anthology of words and music ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Winter prophet : a novel by Shay Youngblood( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Winter Prophet" was inspired by the life of African American opera diva, Sisseretta Jones, known as the "Black Patti" (1869-1933). Set in the late nineteenth century, the novel follows Winter, the uniquely talented daughter of former slaves, determined to become an opera singer, and her best friend, Nathan, an undertaker's son, who dreams of becoming a boxer. Pressured by their parents to marry, the couple finally agree, but on their wedding day, bride and groom run away together setting out in opposite directions to create new paths for what will become extraordinary lives"--Page 4 of cover
Flying blind : a play by Shay Youngblood( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Heroes by Shay Youngblood( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Shay Youngblood, October 8, 1997 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
In the city : a photograph, evidence and a proverb by Shay Youngblood( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Does your mama know? : an anthology of black lesbian coming out stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hotel stories : erotica by Shay Youngblood( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Black girl in Paris ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When a down on her luck aspiring writer runs out of money after moving to Paris, she meets a street-smart prostitute who takes her on a whirlwind adventure of passion, self-discovery and uninhibited sexual freedom --IMDb
One red shoe by Shay Youngblood( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The big mama stories by Shay Youngblood( file )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Set in the Black small-town South of the early sixties, Shay Youngblood's stories capture the richness of being raised into womanhood by a community of women. As seen through the eyes of a girlchild mothered by her 'big mamas, ' the daily lives of ordinary incredible women are dynamically portrayed. A 1990 Pushcart Selection."--Jacket
 
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English (28)
German (1)
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